Tuesday’s news links – June 23, 2020

President Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, of the New York State Nurses Association, address a news conference, in New York, Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

Powerful N.Y. nurses union demands NYPD money be diverted to hospitals and new taxes on the rich NY Daily News

US nurses at for-profit hospital chain to strike over cuts and PPE shortages Guardian

Now is the Time for the Washington NFL Team to Drop Its Racist Name Native News Online

6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up. The Cut

Seattle will move to dismantle ‘Chaz’ occupied protest zone, mayor says Guardian

Not a single police department in 20 largest US cities compliant with international rights laws, report finds Independent

Trading One Uniform for Another: Can Police Be “De-Militarized” When So Many Cops Are Military Veterans? Counterpunch

Are Face Shields Better Than Face Masks for Coronavirus? MedicineNet

Protesters Say Hamilton County Sheriff Held Them Overnight Without Food, Water, Bathrooms The Appeal

As Teddy Roosevelt’s Statue Falls, Let’s Remember How Truly Dark His History Was Intercept

Why is being called ‘racist’ more offensive than racism itself? White fragility silences voices, says advocate CBC

Trump Orders Feds to Arrest Everyone Who Vandalized a Government-Owned Statue Reuters

2 Lawyers Of Color Face 45-Year Sentences — For Vandalism HuffPost

Trump-appointed judges rescinded Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman’s initial release on bond. Their next bail hearing is Tuesday.

New York City police chief defends police driving into protesters Reuters

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous people and veterans arrested in Tulsa at Trump rally Indian Country Today

Defending Land and Water from Mining Profiteers in the Time of COVID-19 FPF

Downtown Restaurant Vandalized with White Supremacist Messages Santa Fe Reporter

Capitalist crisis

Revealed: millions of Americans can’t afford water as bills rise 80% in a decade Guardian

Sweden

Sweden has suffered roughly twice as many infections and five times as many deaths as its three Nordic neighbors combined, leading them to close their borders to Swedes and cementing the country’s status as Scandinavia’s pariah state

China

Debunking Trump and Corporate Media’s WHO/China Coverup Conspiracy Theories FAIR

China warned to prepare for being cut off from US dollar payment system as part of sanctions like Russia South China Morning Post

Venezuela

The Border Heats Up: Venezuela’s War with Colombia’s Paramilitaries Continues Internationalist 360°

India

Modi’s Major Himalayan Mistake Crushed the Indian Military’s Morale APR

Cuba

Netflix’s Wasp Network Is Based on This Real International Espionage Controversy Cuba News

Penelope Cruz Dazzles in Cuban Political Thriller Cuba News

Eric Trump called Black Lives Matter protesters ‘animals’ and blamed them for burning down churches in a speech at Donald Trump’s Tulsa rally Business Insider

The Confederacy Was an Antidemocratic, Centralized State The Atlantic

American Fascism: It Has Happened Here NYRB


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